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The Rita Hauser Annual Event

The Rita Hauser Annual Event

About the Meeting Series

These CFR meetings are made possible by the generous support of CFR member Rita E. Hauser.

Rita E. Hauser, a graduate of Harvard Law School Class of 1958, is of counsel at the New York City law firm Stroock & Stroock & Lavan, where she was a senior partner for more than twenty years.

The meetings include:



Middle East and North Africa

Panelists look at America's longest war and examine strategies for how to bring it to an end.


Panelists address Iran's influence in Syria, Iraq, and the Gulf and offer ideas on how to counter Tehran's efforts.

Middle East and North Africa

For this event, the panel discusses the past, present, and future of the Middle East.